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RELEASE: Upcoming Monday In-state Tuition Requirements for Virginia DACA Holders

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Press Release

Immediate Release:
May 15, 2014
Emily Kessel, NAKASEC,
Edgar Aranda-Yanoc, VACOLAO,

Upcoming Monday In-state Tuition Requirements for Virginia DACA Holders

WASHINGTON DC- On Thursday, May 15, 2014, Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg (Legal Aid Justice Center), Emma Violand-Sanchez (Arlington Public School Board Member and Founder of Dream Project VA), and Jung Bin Cho (NAKASEC) spoke about the in-state tuition requirements for Virginia DACA holders and encouraged community members to attend next Monday, May 19th informational session in Arlington, Virginia. DACA recipients and their families, as well as education service providers and others interested in learning more about the application process for in-state tuition in Virginia DACA are invited to attend the informational session.

Jung Bin Cho, NAKASEC intern, and student in Virginia said, “It’s really reassuring to see that our hard work is helping DREAMers to continue their education by making it more accessible and affordable. This experience has further made me an advocate for ensuring that other AAPI students, like myself, have all the information needed to apply for DACA and in-state tuition.”

Location and time details for the event are provided below:
WHEN & WHERE: Monday, May 19, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.) 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington 22204 (Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington)

Flyer available here:

For registration, please CLICK HERE

Sponsors of this event: Legal Aid Justice Center’s Immigrant Advocacy Program, DREAM Project-VA, DREAMers of Virginia, DREAMers MOMS USA-Virginia, Just Neighbors, Students Training in Advocacy and Responsibility –STAR (HACAN’s Program), NAKASEC, and VACOLAO

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The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) was founded in 1994 by local community centers to project a progressive voice and promote the full participation of Korean Americans on major social justice issues. NAKASEC maintains offices in Annandale, Virginia and Los Angeles, California. NAKASEC has affiliates in Chicago (Korean American Resource & Cultural Center) and Los Angeles (Korean Resource Center).